We remember Peter Farrell

We remember Peter Farrell

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Timeline

Timeline

1866
birth Graigue Beg, Clohamon, County Wexford Ireland Source:9370889 16th November 1866
1887
dates Age 18 Source:8737017 9th July 1887
1887
enlistment Enniscorthy, County Wexford Ireland Source:8737017 9th July 1887
1887
employment Labourer Kilrush, Ferns, County Wexford Ireland Source:8737017 9th July 1887
1890
marriage Mary Anne Morris Source:8737187 14th October 1890
1892
children Patrick Farrell Source:8737017 5th November 1892
1894
children Mary Anne Farrell Source:8737017 17th May 1894
1896
children William Farrell Source:8737017 5th June 1896
1898
children Miles Farrell Source:8737017 7th March 1898
1899
children James Farrell Source:8737017 23rd April 1899
1900
events Service in South Africa Overseas service South Africa Source:8737017 2nd April 1900 - 5th May 1901
1902
children Kate Farrell Source:8737187 1902
1905
children Lizzie Farrell Source:8737187 1905
1906
children Maggie Farrell Source:8737187 1906
1910
children Winifred Farrell Source:8737187 1910
1911
employment Farm Labourer Clohamon, County Wexford Ireland Source:8737187 2nd April 1911
1911
location Clohamon Town, Newtownbarry, County Wexford Ireland their own address Source:8737187 2nd April 1911
service British Army Private C430 Royal Irish Regiment Source:1201891
service British Army Private 6712 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8737018
1914
death Killed in Action The Battalion received orders to attack Le Pilly. Although they drove the Germans out they were left dangerously exposed and the next day they were surrounded and overwhelmed. Le Pilly, Nord France Source:7389222 Source:8737020 Source:8737014 19th October 1914
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Panels 11 and 12 Source:8737018
sibling William Farrell Source:8737017

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Peter
Initials P
Last Name Farrell
Source 1201891
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Clohamon Town, Newtownbarry, County Wexford Ireland their own address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army C430 Royal Irish Regiment Private
British Army 6712 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Patrick Farrell son 5th November 1892
Mary Anne Farrell daughter 17th May 1894
William Farrell son 5th June 1896
Miles Farrell son 7th March 1898
James Farrell son 23rd April 1899
Kate Farrell daughter 1902
Lizzie Farrell daughter 1905
Maggie Farrell daughter 1906
Winifred Farrell daughter 1910
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Anne Farrell mother
Patrick Farrell father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Farrell brother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Anne Morris wife 14th October 1890
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1887-07-09 5'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1887-07-09 Roman Catholic

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Patrick63223
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland Census 1911 Transcription Patrick63223
Prisoners of War 1914-1920 Transcription Patrick63223

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
The Campaigns and History of the Royal Irish Regiment Vol.II from 1900 to 1922 Patrick63223
“Within Four Walls” by Major M.C.C. Harrison and Captain H. Cartwright Patrick63223
The Battle of Le Pilly Patrick63223
Ireland and the First World War - the Battle of Le Pilly Patrick63223

Multimedia

TitleConnected byMore information
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Clohamon, County Wexford Patrick63223
Kilrush, County Wexford Patrick63223
Vieille-Chapelle after the first bombardment Patrick63223
Le Riez, Nord Patrick63223
Le Riez, Nord Patrick63223
Major Daniell's position at Le Riez Patrick63223
The fields between Le Pilly and Le Riez Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
The station where the wounded were treated Patrick63223
Rue du Pilly, Herlies, Nord Patrick63223
Map of the actions at Le Riez and Le Pilly Patrick63223
Panel 11 (upper) of the Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223
Panel 11 (lower) of the Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223
Panel 12 (upper) of the Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223
Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223
Location of Royal Irish graves at Le Pilly Patrick63223
Location of Royal Irish graves at Le Pilly Patrick63223
Concentration document Patrick63223
Location of Royal Irish graves at Le Pilly Patrick63223
Location of Royal Irish graves at Le Pilly Patrick63223
Concentration document Patrick63223
Fournes-en-Weppes German Military Cemetery Patrick63223
Original location of Royal Irish graves Patrick63223
Concentration document Patrick63223
Concentration document Patrick63223
Unknown Royal Irish Regiment Soldier Patrick63223
Unknown Royal Irish Regiment Soldier Patrick63223
Bailleul Road East Cemetery Patrick63223
Born 16th November 1866 Norman141750
Baptism at Kilrush Roman Catholic Church Norman141750
Graigue Beg, Clohamon, County Wexford Patrick63223

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